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Saina bags gold in Asian rapid chess
Sportslogon Team April 1st 2018

Bhubaneswar : Woman Fide Master Saina Salonika of Odisha bagged the gold medal in the Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championship in the Under 16 Girl Category on suat Chiangmai Thailand on Sunday. She was scored six points out of seven rounds.

Nomindalai Tumurbatar of Mongolia and Mahdavi Mahadis of Iran received the silver and bronze medals respectively by scoring 5.5 points each

Starting the tournament as 13 seed in the rapid category Saina finished at the Top. This is the 13th international medal for Saina .The most coveted medal of Saina is the World Champion in U-10 Girl Category which she got in the World Youth Chess Championship at All Ain UAE in the year 2013 .

Daughter of Ganeswar Jena and Babita Jena Saina is now a Grade -10 student of KIIT International School Bhubaneswar. .
This news was added and updated on : April 1st 2018
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